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TRANSFORMING HEALTH CARE AT THE EDGE

Technology Review | June 10, 2021, 2:22 p.m.

5G Health

Edge computing, through on-site sensors and devices, as well as last-mile edge equipment that connects to those devices, allows data processing and analysis to happen close to the digital interaction.“The real-time feedback loop required for things like remote monitoring of a patient’s heart and respiratory metrics is only possible with something like edge computing,” Mirchandani says.“That’s not possible in any other way than through technologies such as edge computing and 5G,” he says.Paul Savill, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Services, Lumen “A lot of patient care now happens at retail drugstores.The real-time data transmission edge computing provides will be under significant scrutiny, Mirchandani explains, which may affect widespread adoption.

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